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1916

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Birdcage (USA)

This is a Birdcage. It is dated 1850–99 and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is galvanized iron and wire.. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 58 x 38 x 41 cm (22 13/16 x 14 15/16 x 16 1/8 in.)

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Birdcage (USA); Previously owned by Alexander Wilson Drake (American, 1843-1916); galvanized iron and wire.; H x W x D: 58 x 38 x 41 cm (22 13/16 x 14 15/16 x 16 1/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1916-19-49-a,b

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